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Pacific Historical Review (2022) 91 (4): 492–524.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Kenneth H. Marcus Since the early twentieth century, African Americans in Los Angeles confronted a variety of borders—racial, cultural, economic, and social—in an environment of Jim Crow restrictions. In this article I apply the concept of the borderscape to the multiethnic community of Central...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (4): 528–556.
Published: 29 September 2020
...S. Janelle Montgomery In 1932 in Depression-era Los Angeles, Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros took advantage of a unique site on Olvera Street to confront Los Angeles’s establishment on behalf of not only Mexican Americans in California but the proletariat everywhere. The resulting mural...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (4): 557–599.
Published: 29 September 2020
... those of any one of them. I argue that, despite their disagreements, the Bowl’s founders believed that their collective cultural enterprise had the potential to encourage a sense of cohesion and community among Hollywood’s—and more generally Los Angeles’s—inhabitants. The Hollywood Bowl was the first...
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Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (2): 165–197.
Published: 03 April 2020
...Yu Tokunaga Launched by Mexican farmworkers against Japanese farmers in Los Angeles, the 1933 El Monte Berry Strike became one of California’s largest labor conflicts. The strike evolved from a local conflict into an international problem in which anti-Japanese sentiment travelled across the U.S...
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Pacific Historical Review (2018) 87 (3): 439–472.
Published: 01 August 2018
...William Gow In 1938, the Chinese American community in Los Angeles hosted the Moon Festival in Old Chinatown as a fundraiser for Chinese victims of the Sino-Japanese War. Held against the backdrop of Bowl of Rice fundraisers across the United States, and the demolition of most of Old Chinatown...
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Pacific Historical Review (2018) 87 (3): 499–532.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Ryan Fukumori During the 1960s, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) hosted research surveys focused on two of Southern California’s largest communities of color: the Japanese American Research Project (JARP, 1962–1970) and the Mexican American Study Project (MASP, 1964–1968). While...
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Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (2): 258–289.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Maxwell Johnson Focusing on the World War I era, this article examines Harry Chandler’s Los Angeles Times and William Randolph Hearst’s Los Angeles Examiner . It argues that these two rival newspapers urged a particular urban identity for Los Angeles during World War I. If Los Angeles was to become...
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Pacific Historical Review (2016) 85 (3): 325–353.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Marcia Chatelain “The Miracle of the Golden Arches: Race and Fast Food in Los Angeles” examines the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and its advocacy on behalf of the city’s black McDonald’s franchisees. The franchisees believed...
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Pacific Historical Review (2014) 83 (3): 487–527.
Published: 01 August 2014
... scores by resident composer Claudius Wilson, to perform for white and black audiences in venues throughout Southern and Northern California during the postwar era. © 2014 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2014 Ballet Los Angeles African Americans classical music...
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Pacific Historical Review (2013) 82 (4): 520–541.
Published: 01 November 2013
... be gained through this methodology. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 Racial formation Chicano history (or Mexican American history) Los Angeles urban history Zoot Suit riots Carey McWilliams Méndez v. Westminster Examining Chicana/o History through a Relational...
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Pacific Historical Review (2013) 82 (1): 33–62.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Laura Renata Martin This article considers the unemployed cooperative movement in Depression-era Los Angeles, an understudied component of unemployed organizing in the 1930s. Cooperativism allowed unemployed people to avoid material deprivation and build political power, but it also became a site...